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Medicine For Lortab Overdose
Lortab overdose: Blood levels of hydrocodone and Acetaminophen as well as liver functions tests would be the appropriate lab test to order. The patient should be evaluated acutely in an emergency room after being transported there by 911 responders, and also have an addiction medicine evaluation. ...Read more
Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the ...Read more
Sedation+respiratory: Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the risk of liver damage. ...Read more
Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose . Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ER: Any acute overdose of opiates and/or Acetaminophen should be done by emergency response personnel. Call 911 and have the person evaluated by emergency response individuals who can provide airway support in case of respiratory arrest. Further evaluation should include an evaluation by someone qualified in addiction medicine. ...Read more
Drug test: As long as you have a valid rx for the lortabs, simply show the bottle to whoever administered the test. If you are taking drugs that were not prescribed for you, then you may be out of luck. Depending on the sensitivity of the drug test, you may test positive. Best to come clean and tell the truth. ...Read more
Yes: It will help post op pain but you should check with your doctor. ...Read more
What do lortab 10's show up as on drug tests and how long until they are out of your system? (if you are a rare user)
1 to 3 days: Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone in tylenol (acetaminophen). Whether or not it shows up on a drug test depends on the type of test that is done. A single dose of hydrocodone may show up on very sensitive urine tests for1 to 3 days. However, it depends on the individual person, the test, and the laboratory. ...Read more
I took a lortab on a sunday and forgot about an employment drug test I have on wednesday will it show up i only took one and do nottake them regularly?
Not necessarily: Dehydration, liver problems, gallbladder problems, blood disorders & a myriad other things can cause this.Opiates like lortab can overtax an already damaged liver & exacerbate the problem, but likely there is an underlying disorder.A good history & physical exam & likely urine & blood tests & imaging like ultrasound/CT of liver may be needed to find cause & determine appropriate treatment ...Read more
Dark urine: Lortab does not cause dark urine. Most likely you are not drinking enough water through out the day. Start drinking water at least 8 glasses a day at regular intervals to stay hydrated. Concentrated urine is the body's own mechanism to conserve water especially in hot dry weather. ...Read more
I took about 6 or 7 Lortabs on January 1st. I got drug test today by a pee test. Will i fail the test?
Drug screen: At this stage I don't feel it would be any Lortabs still in your system ...Read more
Sometimes: Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from codeine, which is the ingredient in Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 Many commercial opiate screening tests react indiscriminately with hydrocodone, other opiates, and their metabolites, but chromatographic techniques can easily distinguish hydrocodone uniquely ...Read more
Will a lab urine test show Lortab if none has been taken for 10 to 11 days. A home drug test was negative. Will a lab test be negative?
A lab test will be: negative if it has been 10-11 days since last dose. ...Read more
How long does it take to get narco/lortab to be conpletely out of ur system for a drug screen..and without a drug screen..a really advance urine testi?
Lortab elimination?: Lortab (hydrocodone and acetamenophen) is a pain med. The hydrocodone component has a 1/2 life of 8hrs. That means every 8 hrs, 1/2 of the drug should be eliminated in ur urine. If u have a problem with opiate pain medication, it's best to be honest with your doc & get the help u need. Be careful, as Lortab also contains tylenol, (acetaminophen) an overdose of which can cause liver failure and death. talk 2 ur MD ...Read more
What's to be expected? Might tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and lortab show up the same on a drug test for wal-mart?
Depends: It depends on the drug test. Has to test for what you mentioned. ...Read more